Category Archives: 1 Timothy

July 10: Honor Parents Who Need Help

Read 1 Timothy 5:1-16 What does conduct in the church look like? What kind of leaders and servants should a church have? How do people in the church relate to one another? Those are the kinds of questions that Paul … Continue reading

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June 16: For the Rich

Read 1 Timothy 6:17-21 As Paul gave Timothy clear instruction about conduct within the body of Christ in Ephesus, there was one final group of people Timothy was to address…the rich. Something within us causes most of us to tune … Continue reading

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June 15: Godliness, Contentment, Spiritual Gain

Read 1 Timothy 6:2b-16 Did you notice in today’s reading the two equations representing differing mindsets? Godliness = $ Gain Godliness + Contentment = Spiritual Gain The first of those equations is the message of many false teachers in Timothy’s day…and also in … Continue reading

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June 14: Elders and Employers

Read 1 Timothy 5:17-6:2 Have you ever thought to yourself, “I am not sure how to relate to that person”? Perhaps the person is a bit different . . . a little unusual . . . and you just don’t … Continue reading

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June 13: First Responders

Read 1 Timothy 5:1-16 As Timothy instructed the believers in Ephesus about proper conduct within the church, he was to tell them how to relate to one another. Relationships within the church, you see, were to reflect the same kind of … Continue reading

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June 12: Doctrinal Stability

Read 1 Timothy 4:1-16 If you had received the same orders that Timothy had received, how well would you do? Hopefully you remember that Paul wanted Timothy to stay in Ephesus, “so that you may command certain men not to … Continue reading

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June 10: Godly Women

Read 1 Timothy 2:8-15 No running. No gum chewing. Raise your hand and be recognized before you speak. These might represent just a few of the rules you might expect in a school setting. Meanwhile, remember Paul is writing this letter … Continue reading

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